keeping clocks synced on a dual boot machine

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Mon Aug 25 14:40:41 UTC 2008

"Aryeh Friedman" <aryeh.friedman at> writes:

> I have a dual boot machine and if I set the Vista clock to the local
> time then no matter what I do on the fbsd side (via tzsetup) forces
> fbsd to report local time instead of GMT and vice versa (if fbsd is
> local then vista is GMT).   How can I get them to agree?

Create /etc/wall_cmos_clock, as covered in the manuals for tzsetup(8)
and adjkerntz(8).

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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